This is a timeline of events from J. Laird Warner’s memoir Wyoming Echoes. This will be updated as I move further through the project.
Memoir of J. Laird Warner. See other chapters here.
1869 – LaFayette Munsell comes to Nebraska and built a stockade at what came to be Red Cloud
1872 – Mark and Joe Warner come to Nebraska
1890 – Mark Warner has a good orchard of apples and cherries but loses it all to the grasshoppers
1892 – Mark Warner hauls freight in Wyoming; Johnson County War
1893 – Warners come to Wyoming
1895 – Warners move back to Ten Sleep from Hyatville and file a desert claim on the Nowood River
1897 – Uncle Joe Warner visits from Red Cloud; Laird and Della visit Nebraska; gives Grandpa Ezra Burchard Warner’s age as 88
1898 – Nowood flooded so moved near the Ten Sleep River in the spring
1898 – Bighorn Forest Reserve established, Mark Warner one of first forest rangers appointed
1900 – Large forest fire in Ten Sleep area started in September
~1902 – Mark Warner was elected County Commissioner of Big Horn County
1902 – Berch Warner starts a freighting line